Hourly CAREGiver

Elk Grove Village, Schaumburg

Are you looking for a flexible job where you can make a difference?
Home Instead provides a variety of services that allow seniors to remain in their homes and provides companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication and appointment reminders, Alzheimer’s Care, and assistance with grooming, and bathing. 



  • Health, Dental, and Vision plan
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Access earnings before payday!
  • Referral bonus program 

Home Instead Offers:

· A great culture where you will feel supported by our reliable office staff 24 hours a day

· An opportunity to make a difference and build meaningful relationships with Home Instead’s clients.

· A safe working environment with enhanced training and PPE

· Paid training specifically designed by Home Instead where you will receive an in-house certification in Personal Care tasks

· Free learning and development courses through our online learning platform with opportunities for advancement

· CAREGiver celebrations every quarter

· A competitive CAREGiver referral program

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Assistance with grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Assistance with transferring and mobility using the gait belt and Hoyer lift
  • Alzheimer’s Care
**Home Instead is licensed by the state of Illinois, which requires ALL Employees to be fingerprinted through the Illinois State Police and attend 8 hours of annual paid training.  All training provided by Home Instead.**

Requirements to be a Caregiver:
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check, DMV check (if a driver), and drug screen
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and valid auto insurance (or state ID if not a driver)
  • COVID-19 vaccine
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, stoop and kneel 
  • One year of experience providing care to a senior professionally or personally is preferred but not required 

Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at

Phone screens and interviews are being conducted by phone/online.
For more information, ask for Sarah at 847-350-7810.
*Each Home Instead is independently owned and operated*

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Submit the easy online application and your local office will contact you to discuss next steps! The process consists of an interview, drug screening and background check. If you have any questions during the process, don’t hesitate to call your local office.